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Stanovoi

[ stan-uh-voi; Russian stuh-nuh-voi ]
/ ˈstæn əˌvɔɪ; Russian stə nʌˈvɔɪ /
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noun
a mountain range in the eastern Russian Federation in Asia: a watershed between the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic Ocean; highest peak, 8,143 feet (2,480 meters).
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Also called Sta·no·voy Range [stan-uh-voi] /ˈstæn əˌvɔɪ/ .

Origin of Stanovoi

First recorded in 1795–1800; from Russian Stanovóǐ Khrebét “Stanovoi Ridge or Range”
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